Two people were pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident Wednesday, June 23 east of Cumberland on Hwy. 48.
At 12:09 p.m. the Barron County 911 center received a call of a two vehicle accident near 10th Street, on Hwy. 48, east of Cumberland.
Initial investigation shows a dump truck, operated by Vernon Shipley, age 61, of Chippewa Falls, was traveling east when a vehicle operated by Daimian Weiss, age 19, of Turtle Lake, crossed the center line and struck the dump truck. Shipley was transported to the Cumberland Hospital with minor injuries. Weiss, and a passenger, Dallas McDowell, age 21, of Amery, were both pronounced dead at the scene.
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